Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
408 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SOUTHERLY FLOW AHEAD OF A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SPREAD RAIN
INTO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS THIS EVENING INTO MONDAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE SEVERAL DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR LATE DECEMBER
SO NO WINTRY PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED.

VAZ001-002-005-006-008-281000-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
408 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      57-62 (+5)   40-45 (+8)   50-55
RH % (24H TREND)      25-30 (+1)   90-95 (+18)  56-61
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            80           90
PRECIP DURATION                    3            8
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.15         0.41
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4000                      3900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 12                     SW  3
DISPERSION            18 GEN POOR               5 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S.
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
MID 50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN
THE LOWER TO MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. HIGHS NEAR 40. NORTHWEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
30S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS NEAR
40. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-281000-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
408 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      56-61 (+4)   39-44 (+7)   52-57
RH % (24H TREND)      21-26 (-1)   91-96 (+31)  56-61
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            80           90
PRECIP DURATION                    3            8
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.15         0.41
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4700                      4700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  7                     W  6
DISPERSION            12 POOR                   8 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  6         LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. WEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S
TO UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN
THE 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
30S TO LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-281000-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
408 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      55-60 (+5)   41-46 (+8)   53-58
RH % (24H TREND)      19-24 (+2)   91-96 (+34)  50-55
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  6
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  7 G17     SW  5
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            90           90
PRECIP DURATION                    5            8
PRECIP BEGIN                       CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.36         0.57
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  5                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4700                      4900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     SW 12
DISPERSION            15 GEN POOR               12 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  7 G17
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  9 G21     SW  7 G17

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S
TO UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTH WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-281000-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
408 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      56-61 (+3)   42-47 (+12)  55-60
RH % (24H TREND)      23-28 (0)    95-100 (+19) 61-66
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  6
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  6         LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           100          90
PRECIP DURATION       1            5            8
PRECIP BEGIN          4 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.51         0.60
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4000                      4000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 13                      S  8
DISPERSION            20 GEN POOR               12 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  7 G17
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  5         S  9 G17     S  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COLDER.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTH WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S.
WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-281000-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
408 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      56-61 (+4)   41-46 (+15)  55-60
RH % (24H TREND)      23-28 (+3)   95-100 (+12) 64-69
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           100          90
PRECIP DURATION       1            5            8
PRECIP BEGIN          4 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.51         0.58
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4400                      4400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  9                      S  7
DISPERSION            17 GEN POOR               11 POOR
MAX LVORI             5                         6
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  6
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  6         S  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTH WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. NORTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-281000-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
408 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      58-63 (+5)   39-44 (+9)   53-58
RH % (24H TREND)      27-32 (0)    94-99 (+14)  68-73
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            80           90
PRECIP DURATION                    5            8
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.20         0.49
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3500                      3400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  6                      NE  3
DISPERSION            9 POOR                    6 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING NORTHEAST LESS THAN 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
30S TO LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-281000-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
408 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      55-60 (+2)   41-46 (+10)  51-56
RH % (24H TREND)      30-35 (+1)   91-96 (+10)  69-74
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           90           100
PRECIP DURATION       1            5            8
PRECIP BEGIN          4 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.37         0.61
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3100                      2900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 13                     E  5
DISPERSION            19 GEN POOR               6 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. NORTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S
TO UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COLDER.
LOWS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. NORTH
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-281000-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
408 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      55-60 (+3)   43-48 (+11)  53-58
RH % (24H TREND)      32-37 (+1)   95-100 (+8)  71-76
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           100          100
PRECIP DURATION       1            8            8
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.58         0.60
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3100                      2500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 15                      S  6
DISPERSION            26 FAIR                   6 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  5         S  7         LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. WEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTH WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S
TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TG/TD



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